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Top Game Releases For May 2019

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April was a great month for video game releases. Mortal Kombat 11, Days Gone, and World War Z were just a few popular games to make their way to the public. May is probably the quietest month of 2019 so far because of the lead up to E3 in June, but regardless we are still going to be seeing a share of exciting game releases. A Plague Tale: Innocence Release date: Tuesday, May 14th Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One In A Plague Tale: innocence, you play as […]

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What to look for In a Gaming Laptop

Gaming Laptop

Gaming laptops have come a long way in the last decade. Games that used to be only available on desktop PCs are now available many powerful laptops. They are a good middle ground between playing demanding games on a home computer and having the portable ability to play wherever you like. The following are some tips you can use when you are in the market for a gaming laptop. Get a good GPU The graphics processing unit is the main part of the computer that renders 3D […]

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Top Video Game Releases of April 2019

World War Z

April is yet another exciting month for video games. March brought up early game of the year contenders like Devil May Cry 5 and Division 2. April might not have as big of releases as those, but still a lot of good stuff coming down the pipeline. Borderlands: Game of the Year Edition Release date: April 3rd Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One Gearbox finally announced Borderlands 3 during their cringey livestream at PAX East recently. We are not getting that game until September, but they also announced […]

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Trials Rising Review

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Trials Rising is the continuation of the popular motorbike platforming series that has become a staple of Ubisoft’s RedLynx studio. It’s always been an example of gameplay that is easy to pick up, but difficult to master. It’s a simple objective: take your rider throughout a track that will test your reflexes. Complete the track as fast as possible with as few as many faults as possible. Trials Rising is an example of a series moving forward with very bare innovations and for the most part, that […]

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Stadia is Google’s Newest Game Streaming Platform

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Google announced its new game streaming platform at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco today. The mega company’s first dip into gaming is called Stadia and will support any Android or Chrome-based device. The service was shown off being able to instantly transfer your play from a laptop, to a phone, to a underpowered PC, to a tablet, to a television with a Chromecast. The translation seemed seamless during the presentation, only taking a few seconds for the person playing Assassin’s Creed Odyssey to move from […]

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Gmail is 15 Years Old

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Google is a company that has been around in the internet era for a long time and will probably be here far after most of us are gone. They have done many things for the internet world, including their take on email. Gmail turned 15 years old this year, and Google took the time to look back at what Gmail used to be and where the service is headed now. How it Started Gmail originally launched on April 1st, 2004, with Google search built right into the […]

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Top Games Releasing in March 2019

Top Games Releasing in March 2019

By John Hansen March is another great month for video games. It is following a February where we saw much anticipated releases of Anthem, Jump Force, Metro Exodus, and more. The following are some of the biggest games releasing this month. Dead or Alive 6 Release date: March 1, 2019 Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One Our first entry is a game that has been active since 1996. Dead or Alive is a series that is probably known more for its sexualized characters over its fighting mechanics, but […]

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Crackdown 3 Review

Crackdown 3

John Hansen Originally announced during E3 2014, Crackdown 3 has been one of Microsoft’s biggest games with a troubled development. For a game series that has had decent success in the past (on the Xbox 360), you would hope that the long wait and the jump between console generations would mean a boost in enjoyability. Unfortunately, Crackdown 3 feels much like the original game that released in 2007 with barebones innovation and mindless gameplay. Story Crackdown 3’s story revolves around the agent you choose working to take […]

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Top 5 Video Games Releasing in February 2019

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We are just in the second month of 2019, and it is already shaping up to be something special. January brought us Resident Evil 2 and Kingdom Hearts III, two highly anticipated games that people have been waiting years for (and in the case of Kingdom Hearts over a decade). The following are the best games that you can expect to see this February.   Anthem Release Date: February 22 Bioware is making their presence known once again in the gaming industry with Anthem. Announced at E3 […]

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